Safeguarding Policy

Here at First Steps it is everyone’s responsibility to keep our children safe. All children have the right to be kept safe and we will act if we have any concerns about a child.

Designated Lead for Child Protection
Julie Elsworth

Safeguarding Team:
Deputy DSL’S
Elaine Williams, Denise Small, Lisa Taper and Frankie Payne

Designated Lead for Children in Care:
Denise Small

The Single Point of contact for Prevent:
Julie Elsworth

Child Exploitation Lead:
Lisa Taper


Please find below any relevant documentation and information regarding Safeguarding at First Steps Nurseries. If you have any questions or queries, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with our team.

What Our Parents Say

Since my children started, they’ve had the best experience and we are so grateful to the whole team.

From the start to the end, my son has been cared for, loved and supported by all the wonderful humans at First Steps.

It is evident that the emotional wellbeing of each child is a priority.

Thank you for all your support, kindness and love that you have shown both my children.

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